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ˈrɒk fərdrock·ford

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Rockfordnoun

    a city in northern Illinois


  1. Rockford

    Rockford is a city located on both banks of the Rock River in far northern Illinois. Often referred to as "The Forest City", Rockford is the county seat of Winnebago County, Illinois, USA. As reported in the 2010 U.S. census, the city was home to 152,871 people. The metropolitan area has 348,360 residents as of the 2010 census. During the latter half of the 20th century Rockford was the second largest city in Illinois; as of 2013, it is the most populous city in Illinois outside of the Chicago Metropolitan Area. The current mayor is Lawrence J. Morrissey, an independent re-elected to a third four-year term in April 2013.

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Rockford

    a busy manufacturing town, capital of Winnebago County, Illinois, on the Rock River, 86 m. NW. of Chicago.

Surnames Frequency by Census Records


    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Rockford is ranked #48160 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Rockford surname appeared 439 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 0 would have the surname Rockford.

    89% or 391 total occurrences were White.
    3.8% or 17 total occurrences were Black.
    2.9% or 13 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
    2.7% or 12 total occurrences were of two or more races.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Rockford in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Rockford in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of Rockford in a Sentence

  1. Kyle Lowry:

    He legit was like, `Ya’ll keep playing,’ it wasn’t forced to him; it was in rhythm and in the flow of the game. He’s just a hard-working, young kid from Rockford, Illinois, and everyone knows how I feel about him. He’s just a winner.

  2. Cheri Bustos:

    I was across the hall at another hearing, and so that is why I came in late, and the reason I came over here was because I got a text to me, saying that right now, as we sit here, there is an active shooter in my part of the state of Illinois, in Rockford, Illinois.

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